At ScaleMatrix, pioneering vision and industry proven track records are part of our pre-requisite.

Our leadership team is comprised of seasoned industry veterans responsible the construction and operation of no less than 7 distinct Data Center projects over the past decade. Innovation is in our blood, and the result of this relentless drive towards improvement is our flagship San Diego Data Center and headquarters.

Our feature rich solution set and cutting edge Data Centers help us attract top talent at every level of our organization. Business Unit leaders carry a minimum of 10 years industry experience within the respective fields, and a majority of our staff managers and leads have similar backgrounds.

With talent and intellectual property being at the forefront of the ScaleMatrix offering, we have structured unique incentives and employee ownership benefits to reward performance and ensure the longevity of our prized resources within our organization.

We believe that each and every team member is an integral piece of our overall success. As each of us share a portion of the responsibility for making ScaleMatrix the best possible Colocation and Cloud Service Provider available, we also share in the returns from those efforts.

Mark Ortenzi 

CEO

Mr. Ortenzi has more than 20 years experience in the technology industry. Currently he serves as the CEO of ScaleMatrix responsible for the overall vision and direction of the company. Prior to joining ScaleMatrix, Mark held senior executive positions with several data center and dedicated server companies in the United States. He currently sits on the Cloud Computing Advisory Board for CA Technologies. With his strong background in data center design and build Mark is well positioned to drive the strategic growth of ScaleMatrix. Mark has authored several industry standards articles relating to data center operations, design and efficiency. He has several patents pending relating to his latest enclosure design that will be deployed at ScaleMatrix. Mark has permeated ScaleMatrix with his philosophy of “Customer First, Each Time, Every Time”. It is his commitment to 100% customer satisfaction that will not only differentiate ScaleMatrix in the cloud technology industry but will ultimately assure its success.

 

Chris Orlando

CSMO

Mr. Orlando is a hosting and colocation industry veteran who joins the ScaleMatrix team after holding senior leadership positions within a variety of successful Colocation and Complex Hosting providers throughout the South Western United States. Most recently, Mr. Orlando launched and managed Complex Drive Data Centers, a well-established and fast growing colocation service provider in Southern California. In his role as President, Mr. Orlando was responsible for opening the doors on this facility in late 2004 and successfully led the organization through its acquisition just 4 short years later. Known for his expertise in Data Center Operations, Mr. Orlando’s ability to identify simple and definable solutions to complex customer requirements makes him an invaluable asset here at ScaleMatrix. With a client list which includes Oprah Winfrey (HARPO), Tony Robbins, Rush Limbaugh, Clear Channel, Cox Communications, ProFlowers, and Intuit – there are few challenges which Mr. Orlando hasn’t successfully navigated. Chris developed his “from the ground up” leadership style by gaining solid hands-on experience at every stage of his professional development. While studying International Business at San Diego State University, Chris cut his teeth in the business world working in product development and life testing for a national RFID company (Radio Frequency Identification). Here he worked with some of the country’s largest companies: NIKE, NASA, Calvin Klein, UPS, and Sainsbury’s.

Dan Zeiler

VP of Technology

Dan Zeiler joined the ScaleMatrix team in 2011. Mr. Zeiler’s responsibilities include Network Operations and Corporate Compliance. Mr. Zeiler focuses on secure service structure and delivery with a strong focus on usability and compliance to published standards. Mr. Zeiler joined ScaleMatrix after six years at American Internet Services / ComplexDrive where he created and managed network operations centers, security operations centers, and incident response.

Mr. Zeiler is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) as well as being Certified in Risk and Information Controls (CRISC), and has held technical positions with the National Association of Corrosion Engineers International (Educational Services) as well as with the United States Navy (Cryptography, Radio Wave Propagation & Linguistics).

John Teeling

VP of Data Center Operations

Mr. Teeling is the most recent addition to the ScaleMatrix leadership team, joining in April 2013. John is a veteran with 12 plus years in the data center and Enterprise Operation domains with 30 years in various technology centric roles. He joins ScaleMatrix from Intuit where for the last 10 years he held key management roles as a member of the Enterprise Data Center Management and Operations Teams. Mr. Teeling had extensive responsibilities and leadership experience with multiple state-of-the art production-level Data Centers, including large scale MTDC’s responsible for hosting Intuit’s revenue generation. John has an extensive background in Data Center Facility Management, IT Operations, and process driven compliance and audit preparedness. Mr. Teeling is certified in ITIL V3 Foundations, and holds a M.S. degree in Telecom Systems Management from National University and a B.S. degree in Electronics Management from Southern Illinois University.

Paul Marble 

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Marble is one of the founding members of the ScaleMatrix team. In addition to his position as Chairman of the Board, Mr. Marble’s senior leadership responsibilities within the ScaleMatrix organization include legal and board governance functions, in addition to finance and capitalization efforts for the enterprise. Spurred on by years of success as an entrepreneur, the opportunity presented by the ScaleMatrix project was simply too appealing to pass by. With an MBA in Accounting and Finance, Paul began his career in the management consulting division of Deloitte & Touche. After years of providing consultative assistance to fledgling entrepreneurs, Mr. Marble took his own advice and launched two successful start-up companies of his own. As CFO of College Loan Corporation and then President of Academic Loan Group, Mr. Marble led each company from start-up through successful hundred-million dollar valuations. In each case, Mr. Marble was among the largest shareholders. Mr. Marble has decades of proven experience in growing successful organization from the ground up. Each of his previous entrepreneurial ventures have become best-in-class performers within their respective industries, each in an extremely compressed timeframe. With his guidance and leadership, ScaleMatrix is poised to impact the Cloud and Complex Hosting industry in much the same way.